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The cost of keeping your cool

As the UK basks in record temperatures (“Scorched Britain”, “Havoc on hottest day for a DECADE”, “ travel disruptions and health fears as temperatures soar”, “Record-Baker”, “Heatwave UK”), I’ve been running the air conditioner at home rather more frequently in a … Continue reading

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Home Automation: buttons on the desktop

I want a button on my Mac’s desktop to turn on or turn off the lights I have controlled by the Raspberry Pi. Here’s what I’ve got so far. First, I wrote a script on the Pi to turn the … Continue reading

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Home Automation: Turn it on again

In Pi three ways I wrote: what happens when you combine an RF transmitter, smart sockets with RF receivers, and a Raspberry Pi? I’m still finding out what can be done, but this is what I’ve discovered so far. This … Continue reading

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